SECRETARY OF THE NAVY

"Our highest priority is to address fleet wide readiness by strengthening and leveraging our capabilities, while setting the conditions to modernize and grow capacity. At the same time, we must improve how we deliver capabilities to the fight."

Current Testimony

Senate Armed Services Committee, FY19 Department of the Navy Budget, 19 April 2018
House Armed Services Committee, Assessing the Fiscal Year 2019 Budget Request and Acquisition Reform Progress (Oral Testimony), 20 March 2018
House of Representatives Appropriations Committee, Defense on the Posture of the Department of the Navy (Oral Testimony), 7 March 2018
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Speeches

Remarks by the Honorable Richard V. Spencer, Naval War College Current Strategy Forum (As Prepared), 12 June 2018
Remarks by the Honorable Richard V. Spencer, Coast Guard Foundation Dinner (As Prepared), 5 June 2018
Remarks by the Honorable Richard V. Spencer, MCPON Leadership Symposium (As Prepared), 29 May 2018
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Messages

Text as recorded by the Honorable Richard V. Spencer for the 2017 Army vs. Navy Football Game, 29 November 2017
Text as recorded by the Honorable Richard V. Spencer for the Navy JAG Corps' 50th Birthday, 26 October 2017
Text as recorded by the Honorable Richard V. Spencer for the U.S. Marine Corps' 242nd Birthday, 26 October 2017
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Published Articles and Media Interviews

Transcript from the Honorable Richard V. Spencer's interview with Francis Rose of Government Matters, 20 May 2018
Essay for Defense News by the Honorable Richard V. Spencer, The Path to Restoring Naval Readiness, 17 December 2017
Transcript from the Honorable Richard V. Spencer's interview with Ted Fioraliso of Gray TV, 13 November 2017
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